KXEO Sports Report for 4/5/19

The St. Louis Cardinals home opener is today (Thursday).

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It all gets underway with select venues opening at Ball Park Village around 9:30 am.

 

An opening day rally from 9:30 until 11:45 at Ball Park Village, with FredBird, a dj, and ticket giveaways.

From noon until 2 batting practice.

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Then pregame ceremonies start at 2:30 pm with an appearance from the Budweiser Clydesdales.

At 2:35 pm Cardinals Hall of Famers will be introduced as they ride around the track in 2019 Ford GT Mustang Convertibles.

The ceremonial first pitch thrown out by Jason Isringhausen and Matt Morris.

The game against the San Diego Padres gets underway at 3:15.  Listen to all of the action on AM 1340 KXEO.

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The Kansas City Royals lost 5-4 to the Detroit Tigers yesterday (Thursday).

Whit Merrifield’s single extended his league best 26 game hitting streak going back to last season and is just four games away from tying the Royals record of 30 games set by George Brett in 1980.

The loss pushed Kansas City’s losing streak to 4.

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The St. Louis Blues blitzed the Philadelphia Flyers 7-3 last night.

The Blues scored 5 times in the first 9 minutes, and 41 seconds.

It set a franchise record for the quickest five goal start to a game.

St. Louis improved to 8-1-2 since March 16th.

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